PRINTER'S NO. 1310
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
933
Session of
2017
INTRODUCED BY BAKER, RAFFERTY, HUGHES, YUDICHAK, MENSCH, COSTA,
KILLION, VULAKOVICH, WARD, TARTAGLIONE, SABATINA AND STEFANO,
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
REFERRED TO VETERANS AFFAIRS AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS,
NOVEMBER 1, 2017
AN ACT
Amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 51 (Military
Affairs) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in
proprietary and official rights, further providing for the
offense of wearing of uniforms and insignia and
misrepresentation of military service or honors; and, in
State Veterans' Commission and Deputy Adjutant General for
Veterans' Affairs, further providing for Veterans' Trust
Fund.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 6701 of Title 18 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding a subsection to read:
§ 6701. Wearing of uniforms and insignia and misrepresentation
of military service or honors.
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(c) Deposit of fines.--Notwithstanding any other provision
of this title or other law to the contrary, the full amount of
each fine collected under this section shall be deposited into
the Veterans' Trust Fund under 51 Pa.C.S. § 1721 (relating to
Veterans' Trust Fund).
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Section 2. Section 1721(a) of Title 51 is amended to read:
§ 1721. Veterans' Trust Fund.
(a) Source of revenue.--In addition to transfers under
section 1719-G of the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.343, No.176),
known as The Fiscal Code, the Veterans' Trust Fund shall include
funds from the following sources:
(1) Proceeds paid by the Department of Transportation
under 75 Pa.C.S. § 1320 (relating to contributions to
Veterans' Trust Fund).
(2) Amounts payable to the fund under 75 Pa.C.S. §§ 1361
(relating to special motorcycle plates related to veterans)
and 1364(b) (relating to special plates for veterans).
(2.1) Fines collected and payable to the fund under 18
Pa.C.S. § 6701 (relating to wearing of uniforms and insignia
and misrepresentation of military service or honors).
(3) Grants, gifts, donations and other payments from a
person or government entity.
(4) Money appropriated to the fund.
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Section 3. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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